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An Empty Hoose!

I felt much more enthused after taking yesterday off to wind down. I could think straight, focus, and the creative trickle that had been before, was replaced with a stronger flowing river; not in spate (yet), but flowing nevertheless. I … Continue reading

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Dog Tired

I think I’m suffering from a spot of burn out. All the signs are there: not overly tired but unable to raise myself to get into anything for any length of time. It’s not like I haven’t been varying my … Continue reading

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Irritated Man Boobs

Having to work late in the day job last night, then going home to work on the website, then getting up early to go straight back into the day job again, only feels like one is working constantly without a … Continue reading

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Did I Do Something Wrong?

I was very moved and saddened this morning, when I read they had found the body of Mark Speight hanging from a building near Paddington Station yesterday. Normally I resent it when people take their own lives, but in this … Continue reading

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Jealousy’s Not For Me

I see yesterday’s blog entry about a certain Mr. Pete Doherty created a healthy level of debate. Nice to see so much excitement around on a Friday. I stand by what I said of the guy, but I can see … Continue reading

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Doherty In The Doldrums

I neglected to mention how the British justice system has finally got its finger out and done something good by jailing that complete tosser, Pete Doherty. This is a man (sic) who has gotten away way with so much purely … Continue reading

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Helping Kids To Get Drunk Safer

I woke to a fresh and bright Edinburgh morning – spring is fighting back! Even the bunnies were chirpier than normal when I went to give them their 7am feed. I could have done with some more sleep though, as … Continue reading

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A Successful, But Weird Day

I had the weirdest, gayest dream last night, which I’m not going into. Let’s just say I’ll never look at Irvine Welsh or a transsexual Thai person in the same way ever again. I suppose that’s what I get after … Continue reading

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Celebrities Taking The Literary Piss

What’s happening in the literary world with celebrities? For a while we have seen celebrity biographies hitting the shelves in favour of genuine works of cultural benefit, which has culminated in Weidenfeld & Nicolson being slated for “turning its back … Continue reading

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Rat Pack Unleashed

Gail and I had a nice evening at the Playhouse last night to see the Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas show. We shot up town after work and had a meal in the Theatre Royal Bar – I went … Continue reading

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